British police reportedly made the request to their Portuguese counterparts in a recent meeting between the two forces
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Saturday 20 April 2013
This Moorish-style guesthouse is a sophisticated base for exploring the region's natural delights, says Katie Monk
Saturday 23 March 2013
Luxury escapism, olive groves and natural lagoons
Wednesday 06 February 2013
Less than £200... For the price of £169pp, BA Holidays has four nights of warm winter sun in Spain on the Costa del Sol. It includes flights from Gatwick on 5 March and self-catering accommodation at the Benalmadena Palace, which has a pool and beach, close to Torremelinos. Britishairways.com
Sunday 20 January 2013
Tuesday 25 December 2012
Less than £200... Armed with The Independent’s latest 48 Hours in Paris, take Eurostar from London St Pancras on 26 January for two nights in the French capital for £193 – including B&B at the two-star Hotel Americain, close to Place de la République. Upgrade the train for £104 per person. Crestaholidays.co.uk
Thursday 02 August 2012
A Briton wanted by police over an alleged multi-million pound cocaine smuggling plot in 2007 has been arrested in Portugal after a separate haul of the drug was found on a yacht.
Thursday 26 July 2012
Head coach irritated by fitness saga but insists he had to give triple jumper chance to 'fulfil his dream'
Tuesday 24 July 2012
The odds about Phillips Idowu making the 2012 Olympics – or at least making them in anything approaching medal shape – lengthened yesterday when it emerged the former world triple jump champion would be staying in London to have private treatment to "an ongoing injury" instead of attending the British athletics team's pre-Games "holding camp" at Monte Gordo in Portugal.
Tuesday 24 July 2012
The odds on Phillips Idowu making the 2012 Olympics – or at least making in them in anything approaching medal shape – lengthened yesterday when it emerged the former world triple jump champion would be staying in London to have private treatment to "an ongoing injury" instead of attending the British athletics team's pre-Games "holding camp" at Monte Gordo in Portugal.
Friday 20 July 2012
Flames threaten apartments, hotels and houses above Funchal, the capital of the Portuguese island of Madeira. A school was among buildings to be evacuated.
Sunday 15 July 2012
This charming guesthouse is the perfect base for exploring the Costa Vicentina Natural Park, says Susannah Osborne
Wednesday 02 May 2012
A taxi driver who believes he picked up Madeleine McCann the night after she vanished has claimed that Portuguese police ignored his report.
Wednesday 02 May 2012
Kate and Gerry McCann said today they have "no doubt" that the Portuguese authorities will eventually reopen the investigation into their daughter Madeleine's disappearance.
Friday 27 April 2012
The man who pays his way
Friday 20 April 2012
Each week, we invite three companies to offer us their best deal for a specific holiday. Today: a family holiday in Portugal during half term. Prices are based on two adults and two children travelling. Each package includes flights from the UK on Saturday 2 June, transfers and a week's accommodation.
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