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  • And Portugal's most dangerous road is..........


    Portugal ‘most dangerous road’ is not the EN125 – despite what Algarvians may think. There are far more scary thoroughfares, most of them in the Lisbon area – the absolute worst of which, connecting the capital with Si..

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  • Calls for reduced toll for residents


    The leaders of Orihuela and Torrevieja have called for a reduced toll on the AP-7 motorway to be available to residents in order to ease congestion on the N-332. The mayors of Torrevieja and Orihuela, Eduardo Dolón and Emilio Bascu&nti..

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  • The Convenio Especial is now active again in Andalucia


    Great news! The Convenio Especial, the pay-in scheme for accessing healthcare in Spain, is now active again in Andalucia.

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  • Permiso de Circulación in Spain


    From now on, if your 'Permiso de Circulación' (logbook of the car & proof of ownership) is lost, stolen or just damaged, you can request a duplicate in any post office in Spain. You don´t need to make an appointment and go t..

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  • Government tightens property regulations in anti money laundering move


    Real estate dealers operating in Portugal will face new legal regulations from 26 June in a Government bid to get tough on money laundering. These legal requirements affect the way properties for sale or rent are identified/described and gove..

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  • The New Mortgage Law Comes into Force


    The new mortgage law is in force from June 17. The law obliges the Notary and the bank to explain the content of the mortgage contract days before the signature. On another hand, and with regards the mortgage set up costs, by law the paym..

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