Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Socialist Party Victory in Portuguese Municipal Elections

The Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa was in a celebrating mood on Sunday night when the results indicated that the Socialist Party had made...

Fado ”EMBUÇADO” singer dies

The portuguese fado singer João Ferreira-Rosa died last Sunday in Lisbon. He was 80. João Ferreira-Rosa started his career in 1961, when he performed for...

Death of Portuguese bullfighter gets mention in international press

The death of a second Portuguese bullfighter in the space of just two weeks even made mentions in international press this week, as the...

Portuguese Finance Minister to lead Eurogroup

The Portuguese Finance Minister, Mario Centeno, is getting closer to being the President of the Eurogroup. The choice of Mario Centeno to lead the prestigious...

MORE ARSONISTS DETAINED IN PORTUGAL

The Portuguese authorities have detained 128 people for the crime of forest fire this year, meaning an increase of 75% compared to 2016. To this...

Madonna fascinated by Portugal

Madonna has finally decided to settle in Portugal and the proof of the change of habitat is the purchase of the stately home, “Quinta...

Shell returns to Portugal

Oil giant Shell is planning a return to the Portuguese market this year, 13 years after selling its petrol stations in the country to...

Tourist tax to fund Eurovision in Lisbon next year

The nightmare question of how to fund the Eurovision Song Contest after Portugal’s spectacular win in Kiev last May has finally been settled. With...

NRP Corte Real completes refit

Portugal’s state-owned shipyard Arsenal do Alfeite has completed a major overhaul and dry-docking activities on the Portuguese Navy’s Vasco da Gama-class MEKO 200PN frigate...

Nine year old Portuguese girl kidnapped in France

Police are doing intense search  after a nine year old lusodescendant girl went missing from a family wedding amid fears that she could have been kidnapped. A...

Brazilian entrepreneurs invest in Portugal

Portugal has become the best choice of Brazilian entrepreneurs, the main reasons being security and tax incentives but more importantly because it is a...

Autoeuropa workers stage strike

Workers at the Autoeuropa car assembly plant just south of Lisbon are staging a strike against having to work an extra day. The decision to...

Portuguese school of Macau damaged by Typhoon Hato

Typhoon Hato tipped across southern China on Wednesday, battering Hong Kong and Macau, shaking skyscrapers, flooding streets and forcing thousands to flee to shelters. Chaos...

Portugal’s long blazing Summer

Many people ask themselves why Portugal is plagued by more wildfires than larger countries in Europe, which is as much as half of the...