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Delhi Dynamos registered their second win of the Indian Super League (ISL) season as they defeated Bengaluru FC 2-0 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Delhi. This ended their seven match winless run in the league and also was only their first victory on home soil. Coach Miguel Angel Portugal pointed ...
He also wants to lower taxes and has criticized Costa's government for failing to take advantage of the current economic recovery to push through reforms to make Portugal more competitive. On social issues, Rio is to the left of his party as a supporter of abortion, euthanasia and legalizing cannabis for ...

At least eight people have been killed and dozens more injured after a blast triggered a fire at a community centre in northern Portugal. The fire in Vila Nova da Rainha started when a heating boiler in the building exploded, the mayor said. More than 60 people were at the centre for an amateur card ...
LISBON, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- Members of the Social Democratic party (PSD), the main opposition center-right party in Portugal, began voting for a new leader on Saturday. Supporters had two names to chose from: Rui Rio, a former mayor of Porto, and Pedro Santana Lopes, a former prime minister and ...
LISBON, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- Five people were killed and dozens of others injured in a fire in a recreational association in Vila Nova da Rainha, north of Portugal, on Saturday night, local media reported. The fire was caused by an explosion of a gas cylinder when a Swedish tournament was taking place and ...

"Depsacito" by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber appears to be the frontrunner for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance at the 2018 Grammy Awards. It helps that it's the only song in this category that is also nominated for Record of the Year and Song of the Year. But the Expert journalists ...
LISBON, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) -- Portugal plans to reduce speed limits to 30 km per hour (kph) in urban areas, a government spokesman announced on Friday. The minister of Internal Administration Eduardo Cabrita told Antena 1 radio station that the measure was a response to road deaths having reached ...
We take a look at the trendy, tried, and true destinations for Kiwi travellers in 2018. Today, Trupti Biradar explores Lisbon. A mournful tenor cuts through the brisk spring air as we wander the cobbled, winding streets of Bairro Alto. It's followed by the distinct timbre and trill of a Portuguese guitar. We strain our ...
During a segment of 2018 getaway spots on "CBS This Morning: Saturday," CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg named several locations around Europe, South America and in the U.S. as places to visit in the new year -- and he included York as one of his eight top destinations. More: York County ...
The first cold night of November in Portland, Oregon, found John Gourley and Zach Carothers of Portugal. The Man in a familiar position: in a maroon Ford E350 van, Carothers driving, Gourley in the back. Nine years ago, after the van they'd been touring in shot its transmission for the fifth time, they bought ...
Fernando, 6-years-old, smokes a cigarette in the village of Vale de Salgueiro, northern Portugal, during the local Kings' Feast Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018. The village's Epiphany celebrations, called Kings' Feast, feature a tradition that each year causes an outcry among outsiders: parents encourage their ...
Now, after official tourism numbers were released for most of 2017, it seems that Portugal remains on an upward trajectory. The total number of ... And these numbers don't take into consideration visitors traveling to Portugal in the final months of the year, which is sure to increase the results. READ MORE: ...
If you're not yet familiar with them, Portugal. The Man is a rock band originating from Wasilla, Alaska. Jamming since 2004, the band currently consists of Kyle O'Quin, Jason Sechrist, Zachary Carothers, Eric Howk and John Gourley. Since its formation, the band has recorded a dozen singles, extended ...
According to figures by statistics agency Eurostat, more than one in five Portuguese say they do not have the means to keep their homes warm enough. Currently, only citizens in Bulgaria, Lithuania, Greece and Cyprus are less able to afford the necessary heating in their homes. However, the number of ...
... of 38 countries to travel to the US without the need for a visa for a period of 90 days, but it has come under scrutiny after more than four thousand Portuguese exceeded their stays in 2016. No binding decision has yet been made, but immigrant groups have warned that Portugal is at risk of losing its waiver ...

Portugal has been ranked by International Living as one of the top destinations for pensioners. The latest accolade comes in the way of the Annual Global Retirement Index, which places Portugal as the seventh best destination in the world to retire. The top three destinations listed by International Living ...
On 12 December, British Ambassador to Portugal, Kirsty Hayes, hosted a reception at her official Residence which marked the first of a series of events to promote the centuries old alliance between the two countries, and, the Embassy said, "to demonstrate the close people-to-people links which will ...
LISBON, Jan. 4 (Xinhua) -- "wildfire" has been voted Portugal's Word of the Year, Porto Editora, the publishing house that promotes the contest, announced on Thursday. Some 30,000 votes were received with "wildfire" garnering 37 percent support and "Affection" in second place with 20 percent of the vote.
Restored historic residential architecture in Portugal is emerging as an exemplar of Good Home design. Traditional elements combine with contemporary updates to create homes that feel fresh and familiar, with a little bit of whimsy thrown in for good measure. The latest example comes out of Ovar, ...
But over the last decade or so, the rust has become a trendy accessory and industrial ruins have turned bohemian chic. A prime example is Porto -- the hub of Portugal's north and the country's second city. Just three hours from Lisbon by train, it's fiercely proud of what distinguishes it from the Portuguese ...
In the days preceding India's Independence on August 15, 1947, the Nizam of Hyderabad, Mir Osman Ali Khan, had come close to buying the port of Marmagoa from Portugal, according to documents accessed recently at the British Library in London. The documents were accessed by a team led by Uday ...
The Portuguese foreign minister has rejected an accusation that the government had sabotaged the sale of pork to Venezuela, stressing that Portugal is a ... "Portugal is a market economy, the government does not participate in exports Portuguese companies arrange with foreign companies so there is no ...
Raporal had not provided any pork to the Venezuelan government in 2017, the company said. It had received a promise from the Venezuelan ambassador that full payment of the 2016 debt would be made no later than March 2018. "Raporal is not aware of any act of sabotage by Portugal in relation to to ...
Six areas of Portugal have yellow warnings on Thursday because of rough seas, with waves expected to reach up to five metres in height. Rough seas in north of Portugal. The Portuguese meteorology office (IPMA), said the worst hit districts this morning are expected to be Porto, Viana do Castelo, Leiria, ...
Welcome to money Diaries, where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period -- and we're tracking every last dollar. Have a money diary you'd like to share? Right now, in ...
"We are receiving all the needed support regarding our collaboration with our counterparts in Portugal which pushed the EFA to finalize all required agreements," he said in comments published by EFA official website. The Pharaohs were drawn into group A alongside hosts Russia, Uruguay and Saudi ...
The Portugal News · Cruise Club Strip · Classifieds · Properties · Travel · Events · History · Newsletter · Contacts · Google play · Home News Regional Algarve Business sport Lifestyle Food & Wine Profiles Motoring Travel · Edition 1455 ...
As Portugal's most famous chef, Avenida's signature carpaccios are a delight, and the fish puff pastry, shrimp and spinach is a must-have. Main meals from £20. Afterwards, pop next door for a cocktail with a view at Skybar - Lisbon's famous rooftop bar on the ninth floor of the grand Tivoli Avenida Liberdade ...
The charts may have belonged to hip-hop in 2017, but the ad world still flocked to rock to score its commercials. Many of this year's top-performing tracks on Billboard & Clio music's Top Commercials Chart came from rock/alternative artists, including Imagine Dragons and Portugal. The Man, whose latest ...
When the Web Summit made its debut in Lisbon last year, the Trade Commissioners Service of Canada in Portugal led a delegation of 90 Canadian companies to join 53,000 other visitors from around the globe. A series of side events were organized throughout the week, including one that was hosted in ...
The past year will mostly be remembered for the hot and dry weather, and April weather figures already started giving clues as to what was to come. April in mainland Portugal was "extremely hot and dry" with weather stations recording a heatwave and the highest maximum temperature in 86 years, when ...
(JTA) -- Portugal's tallest mountain range, the Serra da Estrela, is famous for its breathtaking waterfalls, turquoise lakes, terraced hillsides and challenging bike paths amid vast woods. In winter especially, tourists from all over Northern Europe flock to the sunny Serra, a thinly populated plateau the size of ...
Low-cost airline Ryanair has been reported to the taxman for failing to issue Portuguese travellers with tax invoices. Ryanair reported to Portugal taxman. The action was reportedly taken by the finance Ministry after complaints that the Irish airline did not issue customers with receipts that included their ...
After serving up over 1.2 million bottles of wine to passengers last year, TAP Air Portugal already claims to be the biggest shop window for its homeland's thriving wine industry. Now it's taking the onboard wine experience to a new level. The recently-privatized carrier has just completed a competition to ...
A 42-year old woman has died and at least two other people have been injured following overnight storms across the country. Woman dies in Portugal storm. Besides the tragic incident reported in the northern city of Marco de Canaveses, Storm Ana is said to have caused almost 3,000 emergency ...
Producers throughout Spain were on high alert as Storm Ana swept through the country on Monday, bringing very strong winds and heavy rainfall to much of the Peninsula. While the precipitation will bring relief as the country endures one of the most prolonged droughts in living memory, there are fears that ...
(RTTNews) - Portugal's merchandise trade deficit widened in October, as exports growth was outpaced by a surge in imports, preliminary data from Statistics Portugal showed Monday. Trade deficit grew to EUR 1.536 billion from EUR 923 million a year ago and EUR 1.21 billion in September. Exports rose ...
A 42-year old woman has died and at least two other people have been injured following overnight storms across the country. Woman dies in Portugal storm. Besides the tragic incident reported in the northern city of Marco de Canaveses, Storm Ana is said to have caused almost 3,000 emergency ...
Salvador Sobral, the winner of the 2017 Eurovision song contest, is doing well after a heart transplant, doctors say. Sobral, who suffered from a longstanding heart condition, is Portugal's first Eurovision winner. Ukraine Eurovision Song Contest in Kiew - Salvador Sobral (Reuters/G. Garanich). Sobral, who ...
The driving force behind Portugal's capacity to rescue itself from the throes of an opioid crisis is an emphasis on personalised care that galvanises the community and functions conterminously with the decriminalisation of all substances (The big fix: Portugal's truce on drugs, 5 December). Crucially ...
I always ask at the start of my tours, "when did Portugal become a country?" I hear the 20th century sometimes, which is funny, I mean, just look around, it would not be possible! But the 19th century, the 18th century … all centuries appear. Lots of people still think we're still a part of Spain! People seem to ...
Portugal's celebrated Eurovision Song Contest winner, Salvador Sobral, is recovering in hospital after undergoing a heart transplant. surgeons at the Santa Cruz Hospital in the Portuguese capital, Lisbon, said the 27-year-old was "doing well". Sobral, who suffered from a longstanding heart condition, won ...
People often group Spain and Portugal together. After all, they share the same land mass, right? In fact, they're quite different. I've traveled a lot in Spain, but choose to live in Portugal. With the disclaimer that the following is purely my personal take on it, here's why. Portugal is "doable." Just 35,000 square ...
The author of an official report into Portugal's worst-ever forest fire has accused the authorities of "censorship" for ruling that an important chapter cannot be made public. Xavier Viegas, of Coimbra University's Centre for the Study of forest fires, says "nothing can justify the decision to censor" the report into ...
UberEATS has been launched in Portugal. The food delivery platform went online on Tuesday night, but is currently only available in Lisbon. The service currently includes 40 participating restaurants and Fast Food outlets, including McDonald's. The service pledges rapid delivery once an order is placed via ...
Portugal's move to third position, is its highest ranking since the inception of the index, and a notable improvement given that it was ranked 16th less than five years ago. Portugal has improved on 12 of the 23 GPI indicators during this time, most notably on weapons imports and violent demonstrations.
Speaking on the sidelines of the 43rd Congress for National Travel and Tourism Agencies (APAVT), which took place last week in Macau, the State Secretary did not mention specific names, but said: "We want to make Portugal the most competitive country in the world for filming. We will create in Portugal ...
The first time I heard it, I ignored it. But then our spirited Sandemans walking tour guide, Rita Jardim, a 31-year-old former Portuguese TV actor, reiterated: "All our happy people went to Brazil. They took the sun with them." I was on vacation in Portugal with my husband last week--chiefly Lisbon and Porto.


 

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