Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Portuguese Artists to Honor and Aid Forest Fire Victims With Solidarity...

Ana Moura, Rui Veloso, David Fonseca, Camané, Amor Electro and Carlos de Carmo are among the 25 artists representing multiple genres set to perform at...

Doncaster brothers show Portuguese flair with their beach brand

Most of us can not wait to go on holiday to relax and forget about work, but it was on a beach that two...

Portuguese of Jewish origin?

Does the surname indicate that a person has Jewish origin. What really makes the surname relevant, with Jewish, and the practice of Jewish traditions...

Portugal fires – death toll climbs to 64

The Portuguese Government has revealed that the death toll in the Pedrógão Grande blaze in Leiria has risen to 64. The number of people injured...

Dragons’ Den star Duncan Bannatyne weds in Portugal

Scottish business mogul and former star of the BBC TV series Dragon’s Den, Duncan Bannatyne, has wed his fiancé Nigora Whitehorn in a stunning,...

Portuguese prayer chapel now on National Register of Historic Places

The tiny Portuguese prayer chapel in Point Loma stands much taller today – it has been accepted for the National Register of Historic Places. John...

Ângela Ferreira: Sculptures, slides and slavery

Ângela Ferreira, Universidade de Lisboa Johannesburg Art Gallery is hosting Ângela Ferreira’s solo exhibition, “South Facing”. Ferreira’s work is concerned with the ongoing impact of...

Two Portuguese children in hospital after horrific Grenfell Tower Inferno

Two Portuguese children are among the mounting victims of the horrific tower block fire that began late last night, devastating a close-knit multi-racial West...

Over 5000 sign on as Algarve residents

In the space of a year, over 5000 foreigners have officially registered as ‘new residents’ in the Algarve. It’s an indication of just how popular...

Ronaldo becomes father to twins

Cristiano Ronaldo, the Real Madrid forward, has reportedly become the father of surrogate twins. According to reports in the Portuguese media, the children, a boy...

Pingo Doce under fire

Supermarket chain Pingo Doce is in hot water this week over a summertime ‘apprenticeship’ scheme aimed at the young adult children of its Algarve...

Portugal tops for road safety progress

Portugal has continued its unrivalled improvement in road safety. Figures published this week by the European Commission show that Portugal has reduced the number...

Portuguese convent damaged during filming?

The film-maker Terry Gilliam has denied allegations that a famous Portuguese convent was damaged during the shooting of his long-delayed take on Don Quixote,...

Happy Portugal day!

Today is a big day on the Portuguese calendar, and let us be the first to say a very happy Portugal Day to you! Even...