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Tourist tax to fund Eurovision in Lisbon next year
Jul26

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 Lisbon’s MEO arena the undisputed ‘best place’ for the event, the capital’s controversial tourist tax will be used to the full. Lisbon mayor Fernando Medina explained to...

Jacket discovered with “suspicious hole and blood traces” at Porto airport
Jul25

Jacket discovered with “suspicious hole and blood traces” at Porto airport

PJ police are investigating the discovery of an “abandoned jacket” by a boarding gate at Porto’s Francisco Sá Carneiro airport. The jacket had a hole it “in the region of the thorax” with traces of blood. Theories include the possibility of a gunshot, or stab wound. The jacket was found near the booth reserved for Turkish Airways. Police...

Ladies in full flow at prestigious Catarina de Bragança Tournament
Jul04

Ladies in full flow at prestigious Catarina de Bragança Tournament

Sixteen women representing seven countries – Portugal, England, Venezuela, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine and the Philippines – crossed mallets as they strived to win the prestigious ‘Catarina de Bragança’ Ladies Croquet Challenge Tournament at the Bela Romão Croquet and Country Club, Fuseta, last weekend. Those eliminated in the...

Portugal “on alert” following global cyberattack
Jun28

Portugal “on alert” following global cyberattack

Portugal is “on alert” following a major global cyberattack that infected computers at Russia’s biggest oil company, Ukrainian banks and multinational firms on Tuesday (June 27) with a virus similar to the ransomware that infected more than 300,000 computers last month. Though there are no reports of companies in Portugal being affected,...

Almaraz – 800,000 Portuguese would be affected by nuclear accident
May16

Almaraz – 800,000 Portuguese would be affected by nuclear accident

As parliament today waits to question the Foreign Affairs and Environment ministers about Portugal’s climb-down on the threat from Spain’s Almaraz nuclear power station development, a NATO team has reported that 800,000 people in Portugal would be affected if there was an accident on the scale of Chernobyl in the Ukraine. The military...

Portugal’s Eurovision win comes with €50 million price tag
May15

Portugal’s Eurovision win comes with €50 million price tag

Hundreds of deliriously happy, proud countrymen and women turned out in brilliant technicolour at Lisbon airport yesterday to welcome ‘the returning hero’ from Eurovision in Kiev – a slightly bemused Salvador Sobral. But as Sobral wondered out loud how he was going to “deal with all this”, there was another uncomfortable question in...

Portugal’s Salvador Sobral wins Eurovision Song Contest
May14

Portugal’s Salvador Sobral wins Eurovision Song Contest

Portugal’s Salvador Sobral has won the Eurovision Song Contest and ends 53 years of national embarrassment . The bookies’ favourite sung, ‘Amar Pelos Dois’ at the competition hosted in Ukraine at the International Exhibition Centre in Kyiv. …read more Source: Algarve Daily...

Portugal gets odds of 9/4 in Eurovision final in Kiev on Saturday
May11

Portugal gets odds of 9/4 in Eurovision final in Kiev on Saturday

Extraordinary though it may seem, Portugal is one of the finalists with a good chance at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev. In a competition “dominated by songs in English”, Salvador Sobral’s rendition of ‘Amar pelos dois’ (Love for Two), written by his sister Luísa has stolen people’s hearts. Tweet …read...

Portugal gets odds of 9/4 Eurovision final in Kiev on Saturday
May11

Portugal gets odds of 9/4 Eurovision final in Kiev on Saturday

Extraordinary though it may seen, Portugal is one of the finalists with a good chance at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev. In a competition “dominated by songs in English”, Salvador Sobral’s rendition of ‘Amar pelos dois’ (Love for Two), written by his sister Luísa has stolen people’s hearts. Tweet …read...

Suspects detained in  Loulé stadium killing
Apr20

Suspects detained in Loulé stadium killing

Police have detained two Ukrainian men suspected of klling a fellow homeless man near the Municipal Stadium in Loulé two weeks ago. In today’s statement, a Judicial Police spokesman said that the suspects, between late afternoon on April 5th and the morning of April 6th, “strangled and jumped on the body of a man, inflicting injuries...

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