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Portugal to provide treatment and rehab to wounded Ukrainian soldiers
Jan17

Portugal to provide treatment and rehab to wounded Ukrainian soldiers

The official website of Ukraine’s Ministry of Defence has announced that “Portugal is ready to provide treatment and rehabilitation for Ukrainian wounded soldiers”. According to the short statement, the two countries’ defence ministers have discussed “cooperation in military medicine” and the treatment and rehabilitation of Ukrainian...

Portugal number five in E&Y corruption survey
Dec11

Portugal number five in E&Y corruption survey

The latest Ernst & Young survey on corruption placed Portugal in fifth place behind Croatia, Kenya, Slovenia and Serbia, India and the Ukraine. The survey interviewed 3,800 workers in 38 countries and showed that 83% interviewed in Portugal agreed that bribery in the country was widespread, unchanged from the 2015 result despite many...

Desperate mother’s search for missing son reveals he has been two weeks in psychiatric hospital in UK
Oct21

Desperate mother’s search for missing son reveals he has been two weeks in psychiatric hospital in UK

A desperate mother’s almost three-week search for her missing son has ended with him being ‘found’ in a psychiatric hospital in the UK. According to Galnya Lavriv, there is nothing wrong with her 25-year-old medical student son, Volodymyr who has dual Ukrainian and Portuguese nationality. “He is very well”, the delighted woman has...

Ebola-like tick death in Spain prompts “reinforced vigilance” in Portugal
Sep16

Ebola-like tick death in Spain prompts “reinforced vigilance” in Portugal

An unprecedented Ebola-like death following a tick bite in Spain has led Portuguese health chiefs to reinforce vigilance at health centres in the centre of the country. Noticiasaominuto explains this is national territory “closest to Spain” and thus the most likely to see patients who might become affected. The death, which happened in August,...

Goals galore!
Jul26

Goals galore!

Olhanense had a field day on the José Arcanjo Stadium’s new playing surface as they trounced Algarve football champions Armacenenses 7-0. A brace apiece from Aguilar, Viera and Doudou Mangni plus a sweet strike from trialist Fabrício completed a workmanlike performance against the outfit from Armação de Pêra. Fabrício, a lively prospect who...

Portugal’s President – EU sanctions have “no logic” and the political edginess is “due to the heat”
Jul25

Portugal’s President – EU sanctions have “no logic” and the political edginess is “due to the heat”

Portugal’s President, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, is playing down the current ​​increase in party political edginess over proposed EU sanctions against Portugal, blaming it on the July heat. Following the President’s flippant comments on the threat to the Algarve from the oil industry, in the Algarve last Thursday, Rebelo de Sousa...

Portugal to renew economic collaboration deal with Russia
Jul19

Portugal to renew economic collaboration deal with Russia

Foreign minister Augusto Santos Silva had a working visit to Moscow on Monday in which a renewed agreement on economic collaboration with Russia was firmly on the table. Talking to Lusa, Santos Silva says he hopes a deal can be concluded “even this year” as there is much that can be achieved, despite ongoing sanctions imposed by Europe due to...

French minister says Portugal should be spared from EU sanctions
Jul11

French minister says Portugal should be spared from EU sanctions

French Finance Minister Michel Sapin has said today (July 11) that “Portugal does not deserve to be punished with sanctions” for having failed to meet its deficit targets for 2015. “Portugal has made monstrous efforts in these last years. It does not deserve excessive discipline,” Sapin told journalists during a press conference in Paris before...

108 Portuguese military embarks on NATO mission in Lithuania
Jul05

108 Portuguese military embarks on NATO mission in Lithuania

With troop activity increasing along Russia’s western frontier and instability along the border with Ukraine, allied forces are beefing up lines of defence, explain reports in the Portuguese press. To this end, the country’s military has sent 108 young men and women to take part in NATO operations in Lithuania. The soldiers who left...

Man could lose use of finger after being transferred between four hospitals before undergoing surgery
Jun23

Man could lose use of finger after being transferred between four hospitals before undergoing surgery

A Ukrainian man in his 40s is at risk of losing mobility in one of his fingers after being transferred between four hospitals in four days before finally being operated on. The work accident that ruptured one of his fingers’ tendons happened in Parchal, Lagoa on June 13. He was transferred between three hospitals in Portimão, Setúbal and...

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