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Altice has also delivered a presentation of its planned eSports collaboration with Huawei that will see the pair launch Moche XL Esports by Huawei, the first major eSports competition in Portugal, to be held on June 9-10 at the Altice Arena in Lisbon before an expected audience of about 20,000 fans.
LISBON, April 20 (Xinhua) -- The DBRS ratings agency moved Portugal up a notch on the investment grade scale on Friday, but Moody's kept Portugal in the junk bracket. Moody's had been expected to become the third of the "Big Three" ratings agencies to remove Portugal's junk label. Standard & Poor's ...

Potter fans know the story by heart, but if it weren't for a delayed train, J.K. Rowling may have never created Harry Potter. But that London King's Cross train delay only tells part of the story of Rowling's inspiration. In 1991, Rowling moved to Porto, Portugal, also known as the “second city,” to teach English.
Parque Nacional da Peneda-Geres, Portugal's only national park, can sometimes be hard to squeeze into an itinerary between wine-tasting in the Douro, port-imbibing in Porto and dining in Lisbon, which is a shame. Wandering among its 100 or so granite villages inhabited by farmers and shepherds gives ...
TAP representatives made the announcement in the company of Portugal's Tourism Vice Minister Ana Mendes Godinho, who is in Buenos Aires to assist to the Global Summit of the World Travel and Tourism Council currently being held in the city. Miguel Frasquilho, President of TAP Administration Council ...
A TOURIST boat has crashed into rocks and sunk off the coast of Portugal, leaving at least ten people injured. The drama occurred near Parede close to the holiday resort of Cascais a short drive from Lisbon. The incident occurred off the coast of Cascais, near Lisbon. Lonely Planet Images - Getty.

For many South African retirees, the plan is to head to the coast away from the bustle of the big cities. However, there is a tax-busting alternative in one of Europe's top lifestyle destinations: Portugal. The Non-Habitual Residence (NHR) Programme offers the sunny climate and stable economy that makes for ...
LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal's Socialist government and the main opposition Social Democrats agreed on Wednesday to cooperate on some reforms and funding plans, in a deal that may reduce the government's dependence on its hard-left allies. Signed by Prime Minister Antonio Costa and Rui Rio, the ...
March 26 (Renewables Now) - Mirova, a wholly-owned unit of France's Natixis Asset Management, has acquired a 25-MW construction-ready solar park project in Portugal for an undisclosed sum. The deal was carried out through renewable energy infrastructure fund Mirova-Eurofideme 3, the French firm said on Thursday.
A lot can happen in a month on foreign soil. When the young crew of Josh, Seth Moniz, Parker Coffin, Kanoa Igarashi, Kiron Jabour, Nic Von Rupp, and Colt Ward embarked on a month-long surf trip to Portugal, they found a handful of punchy beachbreaks, idyllic scenery and rich history. They even found a ...
Adding to its expansive CR7 series in collaboration with star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, Nike drops a “Portugal Patchwork” edition of the Air Max 97 silhouette. The Air Max 97 CR7 “Portugal Patchwork” takes inspiration from Ronaldo's childhood in Portugal, harking back to when the athlete's mother ...
LISBON – Portugal on Saturday launched an unprecedented drive to clear its vast forests in order to prevent a repeat of last year's deadly wildfires, which killed 112 people and sparked a massive backlash against the Socialist government. Prime Minister Antonio Costa, President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa ...
LISBON: Around 3,000 volunteers on Sunday (Mar 25) began an ambitious reforestation project in Portugal's oldest forest, ravaged by last year's devastating wild fires. Some 67,500 pine trees were planted in the Leiria forest, in central Portugal, which was almost entirely burned to ashes during a series of ...
The Coimbra Municipal Public Transportation Service (SMTUC) has become the first transit district in Portugal to migrate to fully-electric buses with a newly signed contract for 8 of BYD's 12-meter buses. The contract was signed by the President of the Coimbra Municipality, Manuel Augusto Soares ...
Mr Lees-Galloway says Portugal is an important partner on a wide range of international issues. "It's important that our political relationship is complemented by strong links between our people, and especially our young people," he said. The Portugal-New Zealand working holiday scheme will be open from ...
LISBON, March 5 (Xinhua) -- Portugal's Prime Minister Antonio Costa was joined by his Spanish counterpart Mariano Rajoy in the Portuguese town of Elvas on Monday, for the launch of a public tender to build a new train line from the Portuguese interior to the Spanish border. "This investment will ...
As the storm approaches on Saturday, conditions will begin to worsen across Portugal and Spain with periods and rain and thunderstorms across both countries. “Localized occurrences of flash flooding will be possible,” said AccuWeather Meteorologist Tyler Roys. Gusty winds of 50-65 km/h (31-40 mph) ...

LISBON, March 4 (Xinhua) -- Portugal's Minister of Internal Administration, Eduardo Cabrita, said on Sunday that Portugal was at the forefront of European Union (EU) plans to bolster disaster response capabilities. "The speedy establishment of a new European civil protection mechanism was prompted ...
Zoe Manville, from back left, John Gourley, Jason Wade Sechrist, Zachary Scott Carothers, Kyle O'Quin, front left, and Eric Howk of Portugal. The Man pose in the press room with the best pop duo/group performance award for "Feel it Still" at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on ...
Matildas coach Alen Stajcic is refusing to be downbeat despite the end of his team's historic winning run and a spate of injuries that threaten Australia's bid to reach next year's World Cup. The Matildas' record eight-game winning streak came to an end against Portugal on Saturday (AEDT) with a 0-0 draw ...
But Madonna, 59, and her children recently moved to Portugal, which has made her the talk of the town in Lisbon and nearby medieval Sintra. Most locals believe she has planted her family flag in Portugal in order for her 11-year-old son to participate in the high-profile Benfica soccer program. “Everyone in ...
The Matildas toiled to a streak-snapping 0-0 draw with hosts Portugal at the Algarve Cup on Friday. Australia came unstuck on a boggy Estadio Algarve pitch on Friday, less than 48 hours after their tournament opener, a 4-3 defeat of Norway. In trying conditions, the Matildas were without their trademark ...
Portugal's political parties have backtracked on plans to award themselves a broad tax rebate to help fund their activities following a veto of the idea from the country's president earlier this year. However, they are still pushing ahead with a controversial law that scraps limits on the level of private funds they ...
Given recent information that Portugal has had “the best economic growth since the beginning of the century”, coupled with “one of the lowest unemployment rates of the last decade”, the Prime Minister argued the need to “continue cherishing tourism” so that the country can continue to grow, increase its ...
New research shows a trend of vultures avoiding Portugal in favour of Spain, it's reported. Researchers from Portugal and Spain tagged 71 carrion birds for three years, and noticed that only 13 of them ventured into Portugal over that period, the Correio da Manha newspaper reports. Scientists say vultures ...
"Several storms will travel through the Bay of Biscay, sending rounds of rain into Portugal and much of Spain," said AccuWeather Meteorologist Brett Rossio. The heaviest rain will spread across all of Portugal, but also from Galicia and Austurias to Andulucia. New rainfall amounts will likely total 25-75 mm ...
TAUNTON — Ten superintendents from the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents will be taking a short trip to Lisbon, Portugal, in April that will be sponsored wholly by the Luso-American Development Foundation. According to Taunton Superintendent Julie Hackett, the purpose of the trip ...
John Baldwin Gourley of Portugal The Man performs at the 2015 BottleRock Napa Valley Music Festival at the Napa Valley Expo on Saturday, May 30, 2015, in Napa, Calif. (Rich Fury, Invision/AP). Portland-based alt-rock outfit Portugal The Man treated Denver to two different, back-to-back looks at the ...
Portugal's incentive differs from other European programs in that it is a cash rebate, as opposed to a tax credit, and therefore would have a faster turnaround time. Although the system requires a minimum expenditure of 500,000 euros for a project (excluding documentaries), it doesn't set a minimum number ...
Portugal's energy system operator had some interesting news to share once March had closed out. It seems that even as Portugal's monthly energy consumption increased 9.7 percent compared to March 2017, the country produced enough renewable energy (just over 4,800Gwh) to exceed its energy ...
Luxury buyers looking for a new home in Europe would be wise to give Portugal a good look. Fully recovered from the housing crisis and buoyed by the Golden Visa program, Portugal has been attracting high-end buyers and investors from around the world in recent years, particularly in Lisbon, Porto, Sintra and the ...


 

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