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Man arrested in Faro for domestic violence in front of daughter

gnrlogoThe GNR in Faro detained a 48-year-old man who assaulted and threatened his former partner in front of her youngest daughter.

Faro’s GNS said that the man was arrested for domestic violence on Wednesday following an investigation by the Center for Investigation and Victim Support in Faro.

Portugal's shoppers go upmarket

shoppingA study by Nielsen reveals that the Portuguese are buying less, but spending increasingly higher amounts, especially on premium products, despite an overall trend of decreasing consumption.

"We found that the Portuguese are not buying more in quantity, but are buying higher priced categories or products, giving rise to a positive price effect," Nielsen says.

Four arrested in €5 million tax fraud

handcuffThe Fiscal Action Unit, based in Faro, joined colleagues across much of the country on Tuesday, March 19, in an investigation into tax fraud - named as 'Ouro Verde.'

Searches in Faro, Beja, Évora, Setúbal, Santarém, Leiria, Coimbra, Viseu and Oporto culminated in the arrest of four people, three men and one woman.

DECO runs consumer rights sessions in Olhão

decoConsumer watchdog, DECO, has linked up with Olhão Council in offering a free service to inform locals of the consumer rights, choose energy suppliers and how to deal with aggressive salespeople.

The initiative is a partnership between the Council and DECO and a series of sessions will run until October in the municipal library.



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