Posts Tagged ‘Portugal’

The 2023 World Judo Tour kicks off in Portugal

The first day of the 2023 World Judo Tour sees Japan’s Yamato Fukuda and Britain’s Chelsie Giles both bag golds in the opening day in Almada. Source

Ronaldo Makes World Cup History, Portugal Beats Ghana 3-2

Ronaldo has made World Cup history by becoming the first male player to score at five World Cups with his 65th-minute penalty in a 3-2 win over Ghana. Source

Eleven people acquitted of negligence over deadly 2017 wildfires in Portugal

Eleven people have been acquitted in a landmark trial into the devastating wildfires that hit central Portugal in 2017. The suspects were all cleared of negligent homicide and “negligent offence to physical integrity” after months of proceedings. Among the accused on trial were the municipal fire brigade commander, local elected officials, and employees of electricity distribution and […]

Portugal latest EU country to announce support package as inflation hits 30-year high

Prime Minister António Costa said helping struggling families is important, but insisted it must be done responsibly.

Greece soars in British popularity while France and Portugal slip

“Greece has soared in its summer appeal to British visitors, while France and Portugal have slipped down the league table of European sunspots” writes the Independent after analysing the latest passenger data from the Civil Aviation Authority – for July 2022. According to its findings,  Spain is the clear winner, with 3.55 million passengers flying […]

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Portugal’s health minister resigns amid hospital staff shortage crisis

Marta Temido has been broadly criticised over her handling of recent staffing problems at public hospitals.

1,000-Year-Old Case of Syndrome Causing Small Testes Found in Portugal

The oldest clinical case of Klinefelter Syndrome has been detected in a 1,000-year-old Portuguese skeleton. Klinefelter Syndrome is a super rare genetic but non-hereditary condition that gives men an extra X chromosome. Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Read Later 

1,000-Year-Old Case of Syndrome Causing Small Testes Found in Portugal

The oldest clinical case of Klinefelter Syndrome has been detected in a 1,000-year-old Portuguese skeleton. Klinefelter Syndrome is a super rare genetic but non-hereditary condition that gives men an extra X chromosome (also called the “47,XXY” syndrome). The genetic condition was found in an 11th-century skeleton found in northeastern Portugal. The skull of the 11th-century-AD […]

Smell of Portugal’s forest fires reaches Madrid 300 kilometres away

The Spanish capital’s emergency services received hundreds of calls about the smell of burning, while a satellite image shows a column of smoke spreading from Portugal. Source

Iran victorious over Portugal at IHF Beach Handball Championship

TEHRAN – Iran defeated Portugal 2-1 (22–24, 19–18, 8–6) at the 2022 International Handball Federation (IHF) Men’s Beach Handball Championship on Thursday. Iran has lost to Denmark, Norway and Brazil and defeated Egypt and Portugal so far.  The Persians are scheduled to play Qatar on Friday in Group II.  The top four in each main […]

Portugal investigates alleged misuse of Ukrainian refugees’ personal data

Two pro-Russian members of an association had reportedly photocopied the documents of Ukrainian refugees.

Ukraine Hunts Down “Russia Sympathizers” & CNN Portugal Admits Mariupol Mass Graves Aren’t There

Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (5/1/22). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth […]

African Remains Discovered in Prehistoric Shell Heap in Portugal

In an intriguing discovery, the remains of an African man who died just 350 years ago have been found buried in a prehistoric shell midden in Amoreira in Portugal. The middens in Amoreira and other sites in the Muge region are known to archaeologists as cemeteries of the last hunter-gatherers who lived there 8,000 years […]

Portugal heads to the polls in decisive parliamentary elections, analysts predict a tie

Portugal’s socialist prime minister Antonio Costa is facing a high-stakes snap parliamentary election in which the far-right could make a breakthrough. Polling stations opened at 8 am on Sunday, and exit poll projections will be released by 8 pm. “We have defeated austerity and stagnation, we were defeating the pandemic and on Sunday we will […]

Youngsters shine in second day of the 2022 Portugal Grand Prix

The second day of the inaugural Grand Prix in Portugal continued the incredible momentum of Day 1, with many firsts for a host of judo’s young competitors Dutch youngster Joanne Van Lieshout had an incredible day. The 19-year-old ‘s lightning-fast footwork earned Lieshout her first-ever Grand Prix Gold. Inês de Medeiros, Mayor of the Almada […]

Over 90,000 Descendants Of Jews Kicked Out Of Spain And Portugal In 1492 Given Citizenship

(Israel National News) At least 90,000 alleged descendants of Sephardic Jews who were expelled during and after the Inquisition have been granted citizenship of Portugal or Spain since 2015, when those countries passed laws offering a naturalization process for such applicants as a form of “reparations” for past wrongs: The laws were meant to atone […]

Portugal’s president vetoes law legalising euthanasia

Portugal’s president has refused to sign a second draft bill legalising euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide. President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa said the wording of the proposed law was too imprecise and vetoed the law. President Rebelo de Sousa – a staunch Catholic – had previously expressed reservations about the first draft bill to legalise euthanasia. […]

Portugal’s Home Working Laws Are A Model For The Post-Pandemic World

Above Photo: The Portuguese government has just passed new labour laws which it hopes will be a ‘game changer’ for the way remote working operates. Getty Images. In Portugal, new legislation is offering workers additional rights in the ‘work from home’ world – banning out-of-hours contact, outlawing surveillance and forcing employers to pick up the […]

Serbia Shocks Portugal to Join Spain, Croatia at World Cup

Spain, Serbia, and Croatia are heading to next year’s World Cup. Sweden, Portugal, and Russia aren’t—not yet, anyway. Aleksandar Mitrovic’s 90th-minute header left Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal stunned in a 2–1 win for Serbia in Lisbon, which gave Serbia an automatic qualifying spot at the World Cup in Qatar. Portugal still has a chance to […]

Portugal Bans Arrivals From ‘Super-Vaxxed’ Israel

Portugal has imposed a travel ban on people arriving from Israel…the country that was recently hailed as one the most highly-vaccinated in the world. Sweden has also adopted a ban . Though vaccination rates in Israel are among the world’s highest, both Portugal and Sweden have been watching the elevated case numbers and are not […]

Portugal and Now Sweden Banned Travellers from Israel, the Most Vaccinated Nation on Earth

After Portugal, now Sweden has become the second European nation to ban travellers from the most vaccinated nation Israel. Sweden also banned the entry of citizens from the United States, Kosovo, Lebanon, Montenegro, and North Macedonia. Sweden became the second European Union country to ban Israeli residents from entry due to a rise in COVID-19 […]

Spain and Portugal brace for wildfires amid forecasts for a scorching heatwave

Spain and Portugal are bracing for wildfires in the coming days with temperatures forecast to exceed 40°C on the Iberian peninsula. Portugal’s prime minister warned on Wednesday that the hot weather increases the threat of blazes, which in 2017 killed more than 100 people in his country. Spain’s weather service forecast a heatwave until Monday […]

Portugal’s Children Are ‘Suddenly Becoming Ill All at Once’

“The feeling we have is that, suddenly, the children are all becoming sick at the same time”. These are the words of pediatrician Joana Martins, one of the child-health experts interviewed by Expresso for an article about how ‘confinement and measures of prevention of the pandemic have weakened the immune system, making us (all) more […]

Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho, who led the 1974 revolution in Portugal, has died

Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho, who led Portugal’s ‘Carnation’ Revolution in 1974 against the authoritarian Estado Novo, has died at the age of 84, at the Military Hospital in Lisbon. Portugal’s President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa highlighted what he called “the capital importance” of Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho, evoking him as “the top protagonist at a […]

Oldest Roman Camp of Northern Hispania Found in Portugal

A vast 10,000-man Roman camp has been discovered in northern Portugal. Not only is it one of the biggest ever discovered, but it’s also the oldest ever discovered in northern Hispania (the name of Spain when it was under Roman rule), dating back to 137 BC. Until recently, the oldest known Roman camp in Galicia […]

Portugal acknowledges it could have prevented spread of Delta COVID-19 variant

Portugal could have “acted differently” to prevent the spread of the Delta variant of COVID-19, the country’s health minister has acknowledged. Marta Temido said Portugal may have made a mistake by opening its borders to tourists for three weeks as the coronavirus variant was spreading. Her comments came one day after German Chancellor Angela Merkel […]

Euro 2020: Two own goals secure Germany’s 4-2 win over Portugal

Portugal has become the first team to score two own goals in one game at the European Championship, handing a 4-2 victory to Germany. Cristiano Ronaldo initially gave Portugal the lead in Munich but then Rúben Dias and Raphaël Guerreiro both scored own goals, put the Germans ahead 2-1 at half time. Germany’s Kai Havertz […]

CHAOS at Portugal’s Faro Airport as Brits rush to get home ahead of new mandatory Quarantine rules

    Mega queues formed at Portugal’s Faro Airport over the weekend, as Brits made a mad dash home from their Algarve holidays before the UK government’s new mandatory quarantine rules set in for those returning from the country. The government announced on Thursday that Portugal had been added to its ‘amber list’, which requires […]

Portugal Accuses British Gov’t of Lying About ‘Super Indian Variant’

Portugal has accused the British government of lying about the cases of Nepal mutation and creating panic of what the authorities tried to portray as a ‘Super Indian Variant’. A leading microbiologist João Paulo Gomes says the British government is ‘lying’ about the number of cases of the Nepal mutation of the variant found in […]

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